Online Edition
Friday, October 31, 2014

Lafayette Schools

County school budget approved

The Lafayette County School Board approved Monday a $20 million budget for the 2010-2011 school year. Despite an almost $3 million deficit compared to this past school year’s budget, county school leders intend to hold the line on taxes and operate with the available revenues. (August 3, 2010, Page 3)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Building a solid foundation

    A United Way committee is looking at ways to improve early childhood education in Oxford and Lafayette County. Accessibility to free or affordable preschools for all Lafayette County children is one area the committee is examining.

     (July 29, 2010, Page 1)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Lions Band wins title

      Five student musicians from the Lafayette County and Oxford high schools were instrumental in the Mississippi All-State Lions Band winning its 27th title of the Marching International Championship in Sydney, Australia. (July 22, 2010, Page 1A)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Tollison considered for U.S. Attorney post

        U.S. Rep. Travis Childers says he is asking President Barack Obama to nominate Oxford’s own Sen. Gray Tollison for the U.S. Attorney position in the Northern District. Tollison, 45, who works at the Tollison Law Firm in Oxford, currently serves as the attorney for the Layfayette County School Board and has served in the state Senate for 15 years. (July 20, 2010, Page 1A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Local dropout, grad rates better than most

          The Oxford and Lafayette County school district dropout rates are better than most in Mississippi. After a slight decline in the past few years both school districts want to see graduation rates improve. Keeping dropout numbers in mind, both districts are making plans to lower dropout rates among students by keeping them engaged in school studies and activites. (July 9, 2010, Page 1A)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Oxford School Board gets advice on bond issue

            Bond issue survey results are in…. During a special Oxford school board meeting hired consultant Dan C. Davis explained the results of 301 surveys that were taken and said he believed that voters would be in favor of the bond. (July 7, 2010, Page 1)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Martin excited about position

              Phillip Martin will have large shoes to fill as he takes the job as Lafayette High School band director. Former directors Beverly and Kevin Cole retired this spring from their joint position at the school. (July 6, 2010, Page 1B)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Students, parents need to be aware of new rules

                While there are no major changes to the handbook at Lafayette High School this year, some changes are happening that parents and students should be aware of before planning their fall clothing shopping trip. (July 6, 2010, Page 1b)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Program to help parents learn more about bullying

                  Many students are targets of after school bullying in cyberspace. Parents can attend a a meeting to help teens combat this growing trend at Lafayette Middle School auditorium. (July 6, 2010, Page 2B)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    City schools OK budget

                    The Oxford School District has approved the budget for the 2010-2011 school year. Eventhough the budge is about $400,000 more than last years budget the district expects to receive less money from the state. The shortfall in state funds is being made up by an increase in federal dollars generated by taxes collected in the community. (June 29, 2010, Page 1)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 15 of 20  « First  ... « 13  14  15  16  17 » ...  Last » 
                      The Highlands, A Private Lake Community